As climate change brings ever extreme weather to Vanuatu, women are leading their communities to rebuild after disaster
We speak to Lina and Marie, two women from Vanuatu who have taken on roles as Shelter Focal Points to lead their communities in the recovery from Cyclones Judy and Kevin..
Climate change is sexist: World leaders must act at COP28
"We need the world's leaders to take action on climate change because it affects us all. Tomorrow may be too late.” - Josselyn, Ecuador.
Truce in Gaza: Time to breathe, time to mourn
Saaed Rafiq Al-Madhoun, Gaza’s Emergency Response Coordinator, reports from Gaza after a weekend of relative calm during a pause in the fighting..
Meet a ‘womanitarian’: Abeba - "Stand on the side of Tigrayan women"
In her work at the Women’s Association of Tigray (WAT), Abeba Hailesilassie helps to support survivors of gender-based violence and promotes women’s leadership in decision-making..
Days without water in Gaza, nights of darkness and fear
Finding food is a critical issue, but one of the most critical for everyone in Gaza – whether in a house or in one of the United Nations shelters – is also one of the most basic: access to clean water..
Meet GenAdapt: Phong’s story
Phong is a mother of three and a farmer in Vietnam. Extreme weather has led to crop loss, leaving her family with little income and not enough to eat - but she is finding ways to adapt to the impact of climate change..
Ambitions in White Paper on Global Development must be matched with adequate resources
There is a lot to applaud in the FCDO’s new White Paper, but it must be matched with adequate resources to reach the most marginalised..
"70% of those killed in Gaza are women and children", CARE warns the UN Security Council
CARE West Bank and Gaza Country Director Hiba Tibi spoke yesterday with UN Security Council experts about the devastating impact of the Israel-Gaza war on women and children..
This is what climate changes looks like: Once-in-a-century floods are ravaging Somalia
After five consecutive failed rainy seasons, rain finally began to fall in Somalia early October. But within weeks, the seasonal rainfall became a series of flash floods..
Fennie’s story: “I have never witnessed something like this, until now.”
Fennie has lived through a great deal in her 85 years, but she has never seen such extreme changes in the weather. When flooding destroyed her home in Zambia, she lost everything..